This page presents the geographical name data for Haskard Highlands in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Haskard Highlands
Feature Class (see definition): Area
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6457
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
029° 15' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -29.25
Elevation (see definition): 1210
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A range of peaks and ridges between Blaiklock Glacier and Stratton Glacier in NW Shackleton Range, rising to 1,210 m at Mount Weston and including features between Mount Provender and Pointer Nunatak. The feature was first mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE). It was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Sir Cosmo D.P.T. Haskard, Governor of the Falkland Islands, 1964-70.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data